Crown Imports LLC is a joint venture that imports, distributes and markets the Modelo portfolio and other fine beer brands across the entire U.S. The Modelo portfolio includes Corona Extra, the #1 imported beer in the U.S. and #5 beer overall, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, Pacifico and Victoria (select markets) beer brands. Crown also imports the Tsingtao beer brand in the U.S.
Crown Imports is a 50-50 joint venture between Grupo Modelo, S.A. de C.V. (MX: GMODELOC), Mexico’s leading company in the brewing, distribution and sale of beer, and Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), a leading international beverage alcohol producer, importer and marketer.
Modelo Especial has been brewed and packaged in Mexico by Grupo Modelo since 1925 and became available in the U.S. in 1990. Grupo Modelo is Mexico’s largest brewer, operating seven state-of-the-art breweries throughout Mexico.
A rich, full-flavored pilsner beer with a slightly sweet, well-balanced taste, light hop character and crisp finish.
3.5% alcohol by weight, 4.4% alcohol by volume, 145 calories, 0 grams of fat per 12 oz.
Negra Modelo was first produced in 1926. Negra Modelo is brewed and bottled in Mexico by Grupo Modelo, Mexico’s largest brewer, operating seven state-of-the-art breweries throughout Mexico.
To achieve its unique taste, Negra Modelo uses a greater quantity of malt, the finest hops, a special yeast and the purest water. It is a delicious, creamy, full-flavored dark brew with a pleasant malt aroma and dry hop flavor that has a smooth mellow taste.
4.2% alcohol by weight, 5.4% alcohol by volume, 0 grams of fat, 170 calories per 12-oz bottle.
The Pacifico Brewery, located in beautiful Mazatlán, Mexico was founded in 1900 by German settlers and was acquired by Grupo Modelo in 1954. Its unique packaging and distinctive taste made Pacifico a popular choice with American tourists, and in 1985 Grupo Modelo began exporting Pacifico to the United States. Grupo Modelo, Mexico’s largest brewer, operates seven state-of-the-art breweries throughout Mexico.
Pacifico is made from the choicest hops, barley, yeast and water from the freshest springs in Mazatlán. Its clean and hearty flavor makes Pacifico an exceptionally drinkable lager that’s compatible with all types of food.
3.4% alcohol by weight, 4.4% alcohol by volume, 0 grams of fat, 145 calories per 12-oz. bottle.
Victoria was produced for the first time in 1865. The brewery and brand were acquired by Grupo Modelo in 1935, making Victoria Mexico’s oldest beer brand. Victoria has been brewed consistently as a Vienna-style lager for 145 years. Victoria is brewed and bottled in Mexico by Grupo Modelo, Mexico’s largest brewer, operating seven state-of-the-art breweries throughout Mexico.
Victoria is a medium-bodied Vienna-style lager, with a rich amber color and toasted malt character, which is perfectly balanced with a smooth, crisp finish and low to mild hop aroma. Victoria should not be served with a lime.
4.04% alcohol by volume, 0 grams of fat, 135 calories per 12-oz bottle